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REC Scale Up Podcast

Recruitment & Employment Confederation

The REC Scale Up Podcast lifts the lid on the secrets and lessons of recruitment entrepreneurship, featuring some of the biggest names in the UK recruitment sector.

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Jun 4, 2018 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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He never wears a suit and he always wears a hat. The exuberant Bil Boorman has been described as the "king of social recruitment" and "explosive chaos," both of which he's flattered by. He is the founder of the #tru conferences, a blogger, recruitment advisor and speaker. He talks to Kevin Green about his time in the jobs industry and why he would never consider it work.
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Apr 16, 2018 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Michelle Mellor, MD of the Cummins Mellor Group started her career as a chef and entered the recruitment arena in 1990 with her husband Richard when they set up CJUK. Since then she has been pivotal in expanding the business into other recruitment sectors as well as founding Personnel Checks, a DBS registered body providing online criminal record checks and safeguarding services to companies and individuals across the UK.” She talks to Good Recruitment Campaign Chairman Kevin Green about her...
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Mar 12, 2018 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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For almost ten years, Kevin Green has shaped the direction of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation. He talks to recruitment industry leader Anita Holbrow about the highs and lows of the past decade and what's next for the UK's recruitment industry and the REC after he departs as CEO in March 2018.
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Feb 5, 2018 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Simon Conington is the managing director of BPS World. He talks to REC chief executive Kevin Green about how he went from a career farming to growing a £120 million recruitment businesses in seven years.
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Nov 2, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Judith Thorpe and Karen Molloy met when they were hired by a national recruitment agency to establish a new office in Aberdeen. Two years later, with this successfully achieved, their entrepreneurial spirit led them to start their own agency in 1997, specialising in accountancy recruitment. She talks to Kevin Green about the highs and lows of running her recruitment business.
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Oct 12, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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As a co-founder of Energize, Gavin Jones has spent the last decade building the permanent recruitment teams across international territories and is now leading our expansion office in North America. He also has board level responsibility for Learning & Development, Internal Recruitment, Marketing and Strategy. Craig Molloy has spent a number of years growing the very successful UK business which serves the IT & Digital sectors. He is also responsible for the inception and growth of the...
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Jul 11, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Toni launched DP Connect in 1990 on the back of a successful sales career that included 8 years as a specialist IT recruiter in the City. Her vision was to establish a different type of recruitment firm, harnessing her passion for the industry and commitment to the highest levels of customer service. Her personal achievements have been recognised by various award programmes including Veuve Clicquot’s Business Woman of the Year, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Recruiter...
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May 23, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Tim Watts is the Lifetime President of Pertemps Network Group. He talks to REC Chief Executive Kevin Green about his life in the industry and his hopes for the future.
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Mar 28, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Kevin Green talks to nGAGE Group CEO Tim Cook. Tim joined nGAGE in February 2013, having begun his career as a trainee with Montrose, now Hays Construction. He has had more than 30 years’ experience in the recruitment industry and talks about the big lessons he's learned from running, owning and buying recruitment businesses.
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Feb 8, 2017 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Joost has nearly 30 years experience of working in the staffing sector. He has been with Empresaria since 2009. He was initially responsible for its Asian operations and more recently also for a number of its UK based businesses. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer designate on 7 September 2011. Prior to joining Empresaria, Joost had spent 20 years working in various roles for businesses which now form part of Randstad N.V., most recently as head of specialist...
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Dec 14, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Kevin Green talks to Staffline Group Chief Executive Andy Hogarth about his career in recruitment, his thoughts on the industry and key business tips for recruitment entrepreneurs. As Finance Director, Andy led the MBO and subsequent trade sale in 2002 of Pipeline Constructors Group, a £100m utility services business. He is currently CEO of Staffline Group plc, sits on the board of an elderly care charity and is a non-executive director of the Birmingham Hippodrome. He is a Director of...
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Nov 21, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Johnny Campbell is the founder and CEO of Social Talent, a company that has the lofty ambition to improve the productivity of every professional worker in the world with better knowledge, tools and data to be better at what they do. Gerard Murnaghan leads the EMEA Sales organization at Indeed, the world’s #1 job search engine, with over 180 Million unique visitors and 3 Billion job searches per month. His team is focused on helping companies from Global enterprise brands to SME's transform...
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Oct 18, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Adrian McGennis is CEO of Sigmar Recruitment group. He was originally a founder director of Sigmar in 2002 and led the management buyout in 2009. Previously he was MD for Ireland with Marlborough Plc (Group t/o €70m) where he successfully managed the Irish business from its inception in 1993 until 2001. He joins Kevin Green to talk about his career in the industry and what he's looking forward to in the future.
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Sep 1, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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'Google Dave' Hazlehurst is an expert in all things digital and he has some choice words for members of the UK's recruitment industry. He talks to REC chief executive Kevin about where he sees marketing and recruitment heading.
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Jun 20, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Penna chief executive Gary Browning joins Kevin Green on the Scale Up Podcast to discuss his life in recruitment, the lessons he's learned, and what the company's recent acquisition by Adecco means for him and the future. Note: We apologise for the quality of audio in some parts of this episode.
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May 12, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Brian Wilkinson is the chief executive of Matchtech and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 IRP Awards. He has worked in recruitment for 36 years, including time at Randstad, the world's second largest recruitment company. He talks to Kevin Green about the lessons he's learned during his time in the industry. The Scale Up Podcast is brought to you by Indeed.
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Feb 25, 2016 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Page Group chief executive Steve Ingham joined Michael Page in 1987 as a consultant with Michael Page Marketing and Sales. He was responsible for setting up the London Marketing and Sales businesses and was promoted to operating director in 1990. He was appointed managing director of Michael Page Marketing and Sales in 1994. Subsequently Steve took additional responsibility for Michael Page’s Retail, Technology, Human Resources and Engineering businesses. He was promoted to the board as...
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Dec 4, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Miles Hunt trained as a solicitor before completing his MBA at Warwick Business School. In 1995 he established a procurement consultancy, ProSource Limited. Miles then set up the international specialist staffing business, Empresaria Group plc, in 1996 and was chief executive until he stepped down in December 2011 to pursue new opportunities. Since then Miles has been appointed as Chairman of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (Apsco); Chairman of Advanced Resource Managers, a...
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Oct 28, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Greg Savage is the founder of leading recruitment companies Firebrand Talent Search, People2People and Recruitment Solutions. He is an established global leader of the recruitment industry and a regular keynote speaker worldwide. He speaks with Kevin Green shortly after his sold-out Scale Up masterclasses in London and Manchester. (Caution: This episode contains some coarse language. Listener discretion is advised.)
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Sep 3, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Peter Searle is the UK & Ireland chief executive of Adecco Group, the world's largest recruitment company. Following Adecco's acquisition in 1999 of Delphi Group, of which he was group managing director, Peter took on responsibility for all the European and Asia Pacific offices of the professional services companies of the Adecco Group, under the brand name of Ajilon. In 2005, he became chief executive of Adecco UK. He talks with REC chief executive Kevin Green about his story in the...
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Jul 9, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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John O'Sullivan, Chairman of the Elite Recruitment Network, speaks to Kevin Green of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) about his experiences in the industry and how his career developed within it.
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Apr 29, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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James Parsons is the co-founder and chief executive of Arrows Group Global. The company recruits technical, strategic and senior-level staff to the technology and IT services sector. Arrows has offices in London, Munich, Amsterdam and Delhi and recently posted a turnover of £80m with an operating profit of £5.5 million. James talks to REC chief executive Kevin Green about how he made Arrows the multinational success it is today. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes, or download at...
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Mar 31, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Julia Robertson is the chief executive officer of Impellam Group, the second-largest recruitment business in the UK and the 12th largest in the world. She talks to REC chief executive Kevin Green about her rise through the male-dominated recruitment industry of the 1980s and 1990s, and where she sees the industry today.
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Mar 4, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Kevin Green sits down with Tony Goodwin, the CEO and founder of Antal International. Tony talks about the ups and downs at the helm of Antal, which went on to become the most successful recruitment businesses in Central and Eastern Europe.
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Feb 10, 2015 Recruitment & Employment Confederation
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Recruitment and Employment Confederation chief executive Kevin Green hosts the Scale Up Podcast. In the first episode, Kevin speaks to Adam Buck. Adam is the chief executive of Phaidon International, the recruitment company he founded in 2004. Adam started the business in his bedroom, but since then it expanded into eight brands serving clients across 58 countries. Adam shares the story behind Phaidon and how he captured the entrepreneurial spirit to make it the company it is today.